typical hd tv but they're expensive, some sets cost as much as a car, and speaking of cars, they're becoming a bigger deal every year at ces. this year you'll hear the term connected car lot, that means using your smartphone for a lot of different things including using the phone to start the car on those especially cold winter days. another big theme, home automation, run your home from wherever you are, this category used to be for people who were really wealthy, now these products are a lot more affordable and it's about being able to control your lights, your thermostat, your appliances, while on the go. of course look for the latest innovations in pcs, tablets and cameras, more than 3,000 companies are on display here, all of them really vying for one thing, attention. dan simon, cnn, las vegas. >> i don't know about the self-driving cars though. i don't see those really, would you buy a self-driving car? >> no, i like to drive. it takes the fun out of driving. >> all the fun out of driving, that's the whole point.